| Jun 27, 2011
| 3:12 PM
VISTA, Calif. -- A Carlsbad man who was on probation when he tried to kidnap a 14-year-old girl as she walked home from middle school pleaded guilty Monday to false imprisonment and possession of methamphetamine.
George Edward McKesson, 54, will be...
| Mar 10, 2011
| 3:18 PM
VISTA, Calif. -- A prosecutor began laying out the case Thursday against a former Camp Pendleton Marine accused in the beating and stabbing death of an Oceanside man in a dispute over a refurbished classic car.
Xavier Akeem Adams, 20, is charged with...
| May 14, 2011
| 12:08 PM
OCEANSIDE, Calif. -- A three-vehicle crash on Highway 76 just east of Oceanside left at least one person with major injuries and closed the highway for about half an hour Saturday.
The crash happened around 3:45 a.m. on Highway 76 just west of East Vista...
| May 20, 2011
| 9:19 AM
OCEANSIDE, Calif. -- The Oceanside City Council approved a measure to remove rent control for mobile home owners who rent space in the North County city.
Wednesday's vote was extremely close, 3-2, with opponents of the measure's passage saying a move...
| May 20, 2011
| 11:43 AM
SAN DIEGO -- The Sweetwater Union High School District was named Wednesday as the recipient of the Grand Golden Fleece Award by the San Diego County Taxpayers Association.
The district was cited for financing promotional materials that spotlighted the...
| May 21, 2011
| 2:56 PM
OCEANSIDE, Calif. -- A former Oceanside High School football standout was killed and a second male was injured in a predawn shooting in Oceanside Saturday, police said.
The two men were shot just before 5 a.m., in the 1700 block of Kraft Street, near...
| May 24, 2011
| 10:40 AM
SAN DIEGO -- San Diego's $130 million municipal deficit may be no laughing matter, but a local taxpayers group has enlisted a number of local politicians for a short film parody that pokes fun at the fiscal crisis and its causes.
The video, shown at 16th...
| May 23, 2011
| 1:05 PM
SAN DIEGO -- More than 1,300 museums across the country, including 23 in the San Diego area, will be free to families of active-duty military members this summer, the National Endowment for the Arts announced Monday.
The organization's second annual Blue...
| May 25, 2011
| 4:07 PM
OCEANSIDE, Calif. -- When an 8-year-old Oceanside boy noticed that an American flag flying above the city pier was tatterend and torn, he immediately launched a campaign to rectify the situation.
"The Young Marines promotes discipline, leadership, and...
| May 27, 2011
| 8:39 PM
OCEANSIDE, Calif. -- As home of the famous Top Gun house and hundreds of military families, Oceanside is the place to be for celebrating both the 25th anniversary of the iconic film this Memorial Day weekend.
“The movie was shot mostly in San...
| May 29, 2011
SAN DIEGO -- Memorial Day weekend is the unofficial start to summer and for law enforcement agencies it means a rise in summer celebrating with people drinking and driving.
In response to a successful "Avoid the 14" campaign around the winter holidays,...
| May 29, 2011
| 10:13 PM
Once the Husky bats got rolling in game two of the NCAA Super Regionals in Columba, Mo., Sunday night, 12th-seeded Washington did some things that not many have against Missouri ace Chelsea Thomas.
Thomas and the fifth-seeded Tigers however, hung on...